On, off and club licences
You must have a licence to sell and supply alcohol on a premises. There are three types of premises licence:
- Club Licence
Licences need to be renewed every year. We advertise all renewal applications on our Public Notices page. To read current applications follow this link.
An on-licence allows you to sell and supply alcohol for consumption at the specified licensed premises, ie. hotel bars, taverns, restaurants, . The area specified as licensed is defined on plans provided and may include outside areas.
Under our Local Alcohol Policy 2020, the maximum trading hours are:
- Bars, taverns, hotels, entertainment venues and Class 1 restaurants - 8:00am to 3:00am (any day of the week)
- Class 2 and Class 3 restaurants, including BYO restaurants - 8:00am to 1:00am (any day of the week)
- Other eg function centre and caterers - 8:00am to 3:00am
An off-licence allows the sale, supply or delivery of alcohol for consumption elsewhere off the premises. An off-licence does not permit alcohol to be served. Examples of off-licence premises include bottle stores, across the bar sales and remote sales (eg online sales).
Under our Local Alcohol Policy 2020, the maximum trading hours are 7:00am - 11:00pm (any day of the week).
A club licence allows for the sale and supply of alcohol for consumption in the club premises to members of the club, their guests and members of clubs with reciprocal visiting rights. Examples of club licence premises include sports clubs, Returned Services Association (RSA), workingmen's clubs and social clubs.
Under our Local Alcohol Policy 2020, the maximum trading hours are 8:00am to 1:00am